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Andrea Lillo

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Furniture & Lighting | Lighting Up the New Year | Jan 2014

Corbett Lighting’s Bliss has dramatic features such as imported Brazilian rock crystals, smoked crystal medallions, and nickel and crystal link tassels. corbettlighting.com

The lighting and home decor industry heads to Dallas this month for the first Dallas International Lighting Market and Dallas Total Home & Gift Market of 2014. Introductions showcase clean lines, a mix of materials—from wood to crystal to metal— and more use of such technology as LED. It’s all about making each item aMore »

Looking Back at 2013

Kas Rugs

Rug companies reflect on the year’s highlights By Andrea Lillo As 2013 comes to a close, it’s natural to reflect on what went well for the year—and what was a teachable moment. For the rug industry, companies felt more comfortable trying new things this year than they have in the past, as the economy slowlyMore »

Trends | Homemade for The Holidays | Dec 2013

Shaw Living: Holiday accent rugs from Shaw include Dashing Thru the Night, made of nylon in Georgia. It measures 2’7” by 3’10”. shawfloors.com

It’s time to celebrate the holidays, and what better way to do so than with home decor made in the U.S.? Consumers prefer to buy American-made products if possible, research has shown, so the momentum for this category continues to grow. Here are a few items that will help make merry this season.—by Andrea LilloMore »

Rugs | Headed to High Point | October 2013

Momeni

It’s all things High Point this month for the rug indus-try, which descends on North Carolina to view the newest looks during the last trade show of the year. Whether designs are sophisticated with a hint of shine, of bold, saturated hues with striking patterns or something in between, it’s all available at High PointMore »

Rugs | New York, New York | Sept 2013

Rizzy Home

Fall is here and so is the second New York Home Fashions Market of 2013. With the change of seasons comes the change of product, with new area, accent and bath rug designs debuting this month; here is only a snippet of what buyers will see there.—Andrea Lillo CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE